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Uncategorized By Jessica Colaço / February 8, 2011

Re-opening: Call for Applications for mLab Training


Due to the demand to extend the application deadline, we have reopened the call for applications. The deadline is : Saturday 12th February 2011 at 11.59 pm (GMT+3). Click on the link below to submit your application.

Apply Now for mLab Training

The mLab will be a focal point to increase the competitiveness of innovative enterprises working in mobile content and applications.  Hosted by the consortium comprising Nairobi’s iHub, eMobilis, the World Wide Web Foundation and the University of Nairobi’s School of Computing and Informatics. Each organisation augments the consortium strength as follows:

  • iHub will facilitate interaction within the tech community through events and competitions and will boost the business acumen of the tech community
  • eMobilis, augmented by the Web Foundation will increase the skill set of mobile applications developers through training and accreditation
  • The University of Nairobi – School of Computing and Informatics will carry out various research studies regionally in the mobile niche in East Africa

You can be a part of this eco-system by applying for our 6 month fully sponsored training program. It will run from February to July and will provide training and mentoring covering subjects ranging from creating mobile applications to launching them in market. 

Author : Jessica Colaço

Jessica Colaço is currently the Director of Partnerships at iHub. She was the Founding Manager between 2010 and 2011 at iHub and Research Director between 2011 and 2013 at iHub Research. She is passionate about Innovation, Research, Mobile and Robotics Technology, Mentorship and Entrepreneurship in Kenya as she uses her position at iHub to court local, regional and international stakeholders to adopt Kenyan-made and African-made solutions. As an upcoming angel investor, she courts local and international investors to invest in great tech ideas and companies at idea and concept stage. She is also a Mobile and Robotics Tech Evangelist, Co-Founder of WMIAfrica and AkiraChix, ISOC-Kenya Chapter, Treasurer, ACM-W Nairobi Chapter Chair, TED Global Fellow 2009 and upcoming Guitarist. She was named one of the top 40 women under 40 years in Kenya's business scene by Business Daily on 2009, 2011 and 2012. Her endeavour is to put Kenya and Africa on the map for technology achievements and spur innovation within the country and continent! She blogs at:

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  • kempes at 05:15:23AM Wednesday, February 9, 2011

    What’s the procedure of applying?

  • gmeltdown at 07:00:58AM Wednesday, February 9, 2011

    @kempes Applying procedure is as simple as indicated on the last line – visiting and filling in your registration details

  • Larry at 11:35:47AM Wednesday, February 9, 2011

    i will say this once again, jobless graduates need to consider business……besides,all these organizations that offer jobs are simply private businesses.
    I am coming up with a business model that is to finace fresh graduates to start businesses… almost done with it….i hope ill help ease the frustrations and joblessness

  • alvin at 08:45:30AM Friday, February 18, 2011

    hi?wat are the requirements for one to apply?do i need to have prior knowledge in programming or IT to be eligible?pliz mail me the details.
    thank you

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  • M.E.K at 10:40:31AM Friday, March 25, 2011

    gud larry i need to have a chat with you.get my contacts pliz


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